Outstanding Academics and Research
Rutgers University-Newark is one of the nation's leading urban public universities for undergraduate, graduate and professional research and studies. Business to criminal justice, law to social sciences, arts to public administration, humanities to science—they all converge right here at Rutgers University-Newark, creating opportunities for exceptional learning, preparation for careers, interdisciplinary research, and dual degrees.
- 13:1 undergraduate student-faculty ratio
- 40+ undergraduate majors
- 4,000+ graduate students in five graduate & professional schools
- 50+ graduate & professional degrees
- 92 % of RU-N grads recommend us to their peers
- 82 % of our students receive financial assistance to attend
- Opportunities for hands-on research for both undergraduate and graduate students
- Outstanding faculty -- 99% have Ph.D. or JD degrees; many have been nationally and internationally recognized for their scholarly accomplishments
- Founded in 1908, joined Rutgers in 1946
Diverse Community of Students
Our students come to Newark from all over the city, the state, the nation, the world—forming the most diverse student body in the U.S. for 18 consecutive years according to U.S. News and World Report. Our diversity fosters an exciting community environment where a cross-pollination of cultures, interests, ideas, and backgrounds enriches the graduate student experience, both inside and outside of the classroom.
We are an urban anchor institution in and of Newark, New Jersey’s largest city, buzzing with cultural and economic growth. Our students have opportunities for collaboration and research with neighboring institutions, community programs, and businesses right here in Newark. Being just 20 minutes away from NYC also gives our students access to internships and professional networks at the world’s premier organizations and corporations.
- Things To See and Do
- Arts and culture
- Coming soon: Express Newark
- Our home city, Newark
- Where to Eat
- Meet up in the Ironbound!
- Newark Happening
- Trip Advisor on Newark
- A short train ride to NYC